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Eliza GORDON

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Eliza Williams - Widow - Parramatta - - - 38 - Parramatta - James Gordon & Mary Nicholls - Labourer

If that age is correct then Eliza was born before her parents married.

Seems we have brothers marrying sisters.

Marriage for Henry Edwards & Ann and a birth for son Alfred ??
 

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A copy of this marriage would help.

Marriage 3167/1869 WILLIAMS ABRAHAM - GORDON ELIZA - PARRAMATTA * 27 Apr
 

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Thanks Ellie but the tree makes no sense.

GORDON ELIZABETH 739/1852 V1852739 69 JAMES MARY * RC * mother is Mary Little
GORDON BETSY 1495/1852 V18521495 51 JAMES MARY * Presbyterian

Not same family.

GORDON CATHERINE 2783/1856 JAMES MARY ARMIDALE
GORDON AGNAS C 6397/1856 JAMES MARY PARRAMATTA

Hundreds of miles away same year but not twins so not same family.
 

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Eliza Gordon Denomination -Marriage year 1869 Registration year 1869 Registration district Parramatta State New South Wales Country AustraliaSpouse's Abraham Williams
Registration number 3167Volume reference -Cross reference -Record set New South Wales Marriages 1788-1945Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish Records
Don't get the full details on FMP
 

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Thanks Ellie.

It is not CofE St John Parramatta - I've checked that. I can't tell if it is CofE North Parramatta.

It may be RC St Patrick's Parramatta and I don't think that register is on film at Mitchell Library.
 

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Next step is to find a bit more on the Edwards family.

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837/1852 V1852837 80 EDWARDS HENRY - UPWARD ANN - JN= Presbyterian Parramatta

No son Alfred here but a gap between church records and civil reg in 1855.

Edwards Alfred 1855? 4 Jul 1917 62 son/Henry & Ann; h/Agnes Caroline Mays Hill NSW

EDWARDS JOHN T 6654/1856 HENRY ANN PARRAMATTA
EDWARDS MARK 10684/1859 HENRY ANN PARRAMATTA
EDWARDS GEORGE 11086/1861 HENRY ANN PARRAMATTA
EDWARDS EMILY 12879/1866 HENRY ANN PARRAMATTA
EDWARDS FRANK 15971/1869 HENRY ANN PARRAMATTA
 
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ElizaGordon Gender Female Residence New South Wales, Australia Birth year 1843 Baptism year 1843 Baptism date 19 Dec 1843 Baptism place ST. JOHN, PARRAMATTA, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA State New South Wales Country Australia Father's first name(s) -Father's last name -Mother's first name(s) MargaretMother's last name Gordon
Record set Australia, Births & Baptisms, 1792-1981Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish RecordsSubcategory Civil Births
Could this be her illigit?
 

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That's the death of a different Abraham.

Eliza's age is clearly written as 38 in 1886 and mother is Mary Nicholls.

I can't see how '38' can be misheard for 33 or 35 or whatever.

No baptism before the marriage with name as Nicholls and just mother Mary in the index,
 

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ElizaGordon Gender Female Residence New South Wales, Australia Birth year 1843 Baptism year 1843 Baptism date 19 Dec 1843 Baptism place ST. JOHN, PARRAMATTA, NEW SOUTH WALES, AUSTRALIA State New South Wales Country Australia Father's first name(s) -Father's last name -Mother's first name(s) MargaretMother's last name Gordon
Record set Australia, Births & Baptisms, 1792-1981Category Birth, Marriage, Death & Parish RecordsSubcategory Civil Births
Could this be her illigit?
Various records point to 1848 not 1843 and mother as Mary not Margaret so probably not that one.

Not close enough to a main line to be worth $20 for a copy of the marriage.
 

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Elizabeth Gordon Gender Female Residence New South Wales, Australia Birth year -Baptism year 1852 Baptism date 09 May 1852 Baptism place New South Wales, Australia State New South Wales Country Australia Father's first name(s) James GordonMother's Mary Little
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No, bit of a problem Ellie.

If Mary Nicholls is correct and age 38 in 1886 then nothing can be found to fit.

If age is wrong and Eliza was born after the marriage then still no reg.

If it is the baptism with Mary Little then to make that fit Mary would have to be a widow when she married James.
There is one tree that has Mary Nicolle ? as a spinster from Ireland.

Also if that is Eliza's RC baptism then she remarried CofE ??
 

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